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Synonyms for perversion
pərˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃənper·ver·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perversionnoun

    a curve that reverses the direction of something

    "the tendrils of the plant exhibited perversion"; "perversion also shows up in kinky telephone cords"

    Synonyms:
    sexual perversion

  2. perversion, sexual perversionnoun

    an aberrant sexual practice;

    Synonyms:
    sexual perversion

  3. perversionnoun

    the action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use)

    "it was a perversion of justice"

    Synonyms:
    sexual perversion

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. perversionnoun

    Synonyms:
    impairment, injury, vitiation, corruption, debasement, prostitution, abasement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. perversionnoun

    Synonyms:
    debasement, vitiation, corruption, falsification

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "perversion":

    perversity, depravity, debauchery, distortion

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2225abuse
#6904corruption
#10309distortion
#29324misrepresentation
#31719caricature
#47223perversion
#55791depravity
#59390debauchery
#61152misinterpretation
#88118perversity
#111863sophistry

How to use perversion in a sentence?

  1. John Wayne:

    Screw ambiguity. Perversion and corruption masquerade as ambiguity. I don't trust ambiguity.

  2. Oscar Wilde:

    Chastity is the greatest form of perversion.

  3. Bella Abzug:

    We need laws that protect everyone. Men and women, straights and gays, regardless of sexual perversion... ah, persuasion.

  4. Jimoh Oluwatobi segun:

    Perception can sometimes lead to perversion" Beware

  5. Edward Dahlberg:

    Intellectual sodomy, which comes from the refusal to be simple about plain matters, is as gross and abundant today as sexual perversion and they are nowise different from one another.


Translations for perversion

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  • այլասերվածություն, այլասերումArmenian
  • 倒錯Japanese
  • извраще́ние, извращённостьRussian

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